School of Health, Human Care and Wellness

Early Childhood Education Intensive (accelerated)

1 year Ontario College Diploma

Expand your knowledge and skill-set working in real-world settings.

Overview

Graduates of any Bachelor of Education or Bachelor of Arts program can complete this hands-on, intensive program in one year.  Expand your knowledge and skill set working in real-world settings. A 210-hour field placement gives you a practical application for your training with the possibility of securing permanent employment. This program is designed in collaboration with Nipissing University’s Faculty of Education.

Your Future Career

  • Childcare centres or home day care
  • Full-day kindergarten programs
  • Educational settings as educational assistants
  • Resource and learning access programs
  • Specialty early learning schools

What You Learn

  • Child development
  • Infant, toddler, and school-aged curricula
  • Language, literacy, and speech disorders
  • Health, safety and nutrition
  • Children's math and science
  • Special education
  • Introduction to psychology and sociology

Bachelor of Education or Bachelor of Arts

If English is not your first language you must provide proof of English competency. You must have a minimum overall band score of 5.5 on the Academic International English Language Testing System (IELTS), or equivalent accepted English language proficiency test to be admitted to a postsecondary program at the college. Notwithstanding the above, the English proficiency standards required to obtain Study Permits and Temporary Resident Visas from Canadian Embassies vary around the world. The higher English language proficiency standard will apply.

Academic Upgrading

Semester 1

ECE111 Child Development I
ECE118 Health, Safety & Nutrition
ECE145 Guidance & Self-Regulation
ECE204 Children's Science and Math
ECE120 Introduction to Practice
ECE235 Supporting School Age Children
ECE245 Diversity & Inclusion
ECE125 Observation

Semester 2

ECE110 Language & Literacy
ECE115 Supporting Preschool Children
ECE156 Supporting Infants & Toddlers
ECE135 Child Development II
ECE228 Specialty Curriculum
ECE218 Administration in Early Learning Settings
ECE236 Kindergarten Environments
ECE265 Field Placement III
ECE212 Special Education

2019-2020 1 year Ontario College Diploma

College Drive Campus – Domestic
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $2720.24 $1046.72 - 1186.72 - - $3906.96

2019-2020 1 year Ontario College Diploma

College Drive Campus – International
Year Tuition Ancillary Fees Material Fee Trip Fee Total
1 $12422.97 $1696.72 - 1773.72 - - $14061.69
Ontario College Diploma

Learning outcomes represent culminating demonstrations of learning and achievement. In addition, learning outcomes are interrelated and cannot be viewed in isolation of one another. As such, they should be viewed as a comprehensive whole. They describe performances that demonstrate that significant integrated learning by graduates of the program has been achieved.

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Pathway to Canadore College Programs

  • Recreation and Leisure Services – 1 year to complete
  • Recreation Therapy – 1 year to complete
  • Strength and Sport Conditioning – 1 year to complete

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution in Ontario?

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution in Canada?

Looking to continue your studies with another post-secondary institution Internationally?


Please contact the Pathways Officer if you have additional questions regarding the credit transfer process:

Micheline Demers – Pathways Officer
705.474.7600 ext 5139
Micheline.Demers@canadorecollege.ca